Archive | November, 2011

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Malaysia Airlines network restructuring in early 2012

 UPDATE AS OF 1037 GMT 11NOV – MAS has reopened these routes for reservation. Malaysia Airlines, which kept a long silence after its share swap deal with AirAsia, has revealed a major network restructuring beginning in early 2012. The restructuring sees MAS cancelling a number of loss making routes, axing its Kota Kinbalu hub, as […]

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Hong Kong Airlines announces all premium London – HK service

 Hong Kong Airlines today announced its long awaited all premium class service on the Hong Kong – London route.  Dubbed “Hong Kong Airlines Club”, the service will operate daily between Hong Kong and London Gatwick. The airline will operate specially configured Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 34 Club Premier (Business class) seats and 82 Club Classic […]

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Air France to launch Wuhan flights

 Joining the race of airlines that are opening up flights into secondary Chinese cities, Air France has announced that it’ll be launching flights to Wuhan from April 2012. Photo by Eyone  Wuhan will become the French national carrier’s fourth destination in mainland China, after Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai.  The new flights will operate thrice weekly […]

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Martinair ends passenger operations

 Yesterday was a memorable day for the Dutch aviation history. After 53 years of operations, Martinair ended its life as a passenger carrier. The carrier which began life as Martin’s Air Charter    (MAC) on 24th May 1958 will now be limited to a cargo only airline. Photos copyright original photographers  The airline made farewell […]

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